In message <20111207014948.9fb0cb4b.free...@edvax.de>, Polytropon <free...@edvax.de> wrote:
>On Tue, 06 Dec 2011 16:02:24 -0800, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: >> I've been trying to look at California Dept. of Transportation webcams >> using Firefox on FreeBSD and so far it simply ain't workin'. Somebody >> please tell me what I'm doing wrong. >> >> Yes, I already installed the mozilla-mplayer port. >> >> Here's where you can get at the webcams: >> >> http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist3/departments/traffic/cameras/ >> >> Any help would be appreciated. > >Maybe not what you're searching for, but works: > >First I arbitrarily choose a cam from the map. A >window opens with a "go to live camera" link. >Right click, copy link address. > >I tried to directly play it with mplayer which >should have worked: > > % mplayer "http://video.dot.ca.gov/asx/d3-whitmore-grade-80.asx" > >Did not work. So I checked the actual ASX file >content: > > % wget "http://video.dot.ca.gov/asx/d3-whitmore-grade-80.asx" > >The file contained some XML: > ><asx version = "3.0"> > <TITLE>80 at Whitmore Grade</TITLE> > <entry> > <ref href = "http://svdtsmsmedia.dot.ca.gov/d3-whitmore-grade-80"/> > <ref href = "http://svdtsmsmedia1.dot.ca.gov/d3-whitmore-grade-80"/> > <ref href = "http://svdtsmsmedia2.dot.ca.gov/d3-whitmore-grade-80"/> > <ref href = "http://sv04msmedia.dot.ca.gov/d3-whitmore-grade-80"/> > <ref href = "http://sv07msmedia.dot.ca.gov/d3-whitmore-grade-80"/> > </entry> ></asx> > >I then choose the first reference to test with mplayer: > > % mplayer "http://svdtsmsmedia.dot.ca.gov/d3-whitmore-grade-80" > >After the cache has been filled, IT WORKED! Yes! That worked forme too! >It can even run in fullscreen (or you can do all the tricks >mplayer and mencoder is capable of). > >I'm not sure how to integrate that with Firefox (as >I am an Opera person), sorry. well, if you have an idea of how to make it integrate properly with Opera, then tell me how to do that and maybe from that I can figure out how to make it work from within Firefox too. Thanks! _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"